Definition of freeboard
1 : the distance between the waterline and the main deck or weather deck of a ship or between the level of the water and the upper edge of the side of a small boat
2 : the height above the recorded high-water mark of a structure (as a dam) associated with the water
First Known Use of freeboard
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